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By linking research and imagination, sometimes I can think myself into the heads of the people who made the book.
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The Persian Cinderella by Shirley Climo
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I picked this from a library display, curious how a classic tale might play out in Persia. I was disappointed as the plot took twists and turns that made no sense and were written poorly. Then I read the author's note at the end that this was based o ...more
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SUCH an engrossing book! Angie Thomas doesn't pull punches when describing Bri's intersecting experiences. Like THUG, this at times left me feeling winded. Just... wow.
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The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
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I read this directly after reading The Bear and the Nightingale and refer you to my review for that title, as #2 carries on the story. I'd write more but I'm anxious to dive right into #3! THIS SERIES IS SO GREAT!
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Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! by Dan Santat
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I'm not the target market and so I'll not post a starred rating, but I didn't care for this book. I *think* it was trying to talk about personas and friendship but I think they missed the boat. The greatest value in this may be that readers familiar ...more
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I read this directly after reading The Bear and the Nightingale and refer you to my review for that title, as #2 carries on the story. I'd write more but I'm anxious to dive right into #3! THIS SERIES IS SO GREAT!
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I had a variety of reactions as I read through this book, muddying the genre I might assign to it. Realistic fiction? Futuristic fiction? Feminist dystopia? Horror? Genre-fying it seems to fail, but rest assured that a reader's senses will be assault ...more
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